Sentence Examples


  • Thenceforward the elector of Trier held the third place in the electoral college.
  • During the Thirty Years' War the elector Philip Christopher von Sotern favoured France, and accepted French protection in 1631.
  • Partly for this reason, while Washington had the vote of every elector in the first presidential election of 1789, Adams received only thirty-four out of sixtynine.
  • Ten years later it was rebuilt on an extended scale, and provided with fortifications by the elector John William.
  • Sharing in the attack on the Saxon electorate, Albert was taken prisoner at Rochlitz in March 1547 by John Frederick, elector of Saxony, but was released as a result of the emperor's victory at Miihlberg in the succeeding April.